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Hockey Fortune: $1,521,085


Richard Brodeur’s net worth / earnings / salary history: Earned US $1,521,085 (US $4,511,578 in today's dollars), ranking #3161 in NHL / hockey career earnings.

Birthdate: September 15, 1952
Country of birth: Canada
Position: G
NHL Draft:
Salary History - Richard Brodeur
All amounts in US$ unless otherwise noted.
Season   Earnings
In today's
1972-73 $35,315 $257,305
Amount in Canadian currency: $35,000.
Source(s): Book: Les Nordiques
1981-82 $158,460 $531,047
Amount in Canadian currency: $190,000.
Base salary of $115,000 plus $75,000 in performance bonuses. (Performance bonuses of $50,000 according to The Sporting News.)
Source(s): La Presse / The Sporting News
1982-83 $93,265 $294,485
Amount in Canadian currency: $115,000.
In February 1983, according to The Sporting News and La Presse, he was rumored to seek a five-year contract for $1M with the Vancouver Canucks. Shortly after, the Canucks DG denied the rumor.
Source(s): La Presse
1983-84 $93,265 $285,320
Amount in Canadian currency: $115,000.
Source(s): La Presse
1984-85 $231,600 $679,327
Amount in Canadian currency: $300,000.
One-way contract.
Source(s): La Presse
1985-86 $219,600 $622,033
Amount in Canadian currency: $300,000.
Estimated salary based on his documented salaries for 1984-85 and 1986-87.
Source(s): HockeyZonePlus
1986-87 $216,000 $600,449
Amount in Canadian currency: $300,000.
Source(s): The Sporting News
1987-88 $203,580 $545,950
Amount in Canadian currency: $270,000.
Prior to the season, signed a one-year, on-way contract, plus one-year option (team option assumed) with the Vancouver Canucks for C $270,000 per year. (Earned $275,000 according to another edition of The Sporting News and between $225,000 and $275,000 according to different editions of La Presse.)
Source(s): La Presse
1988-89 $270,000 $695,662
Played the whole season in the AHL, with a one-way contract, after being traded to Hartford during the previous season. Retired after the season.
Source(s): La Presse
Career Total: US $1,521,085
(In today's dollars: US $4,511,578)

NHL Rank: 3161
(In today's dollars: 2345)